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in sochi, russia. on thursday russian president vladimir putin began the official countdown. it will be russia's first time hosting the winter games. >>> when we return, weight loss help from your smartphone. we'll show you apps that promise to help you shed those extra pounds. [ male announcer ] rocky had no idea why dawn was gone for so long... ...but he'd wait for her forever, for any reason, and would always be there with the biggest welcome home. for a love this strong, dawn only feeds him iams. compared to other leading brands, it has 50% more animal protein. ...to help keep rocky's body as strong as a love that never fades... if he ever lets her leave again. iams. keep love strong. manhunt continues for a fugitive ex- cop. the new obstacle that will help him cover his tracks. plus: double trouble two winter storms barrel down on the northeast. the impact on bay area flights. and grab your coat and umbrella. hi-def doppler is picking up rain in our area. when we can expect to see some sun again. join us for kpix 5 news this morning... beginning at
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are watching "bbc world news america." still to come -- backstage drama at russia's famous bolshoi ballet after an attack on its artistic director. now one of its biggest stars claims there is a conspiracy against him. we may finally have an answer to one of the most hotly contested questions in science -- where did we all evolves from -- evolve from? an international effort has been mapping out thousands of trades to tradestrait -- traits to unlock the clues. >> it is interesting to see that this hypothetical central ancestors had a number of features very different from ours. very -- for example, for all over its body. a white, for a belly, long, furry tail -- white, furry belly and long, furry tail. fleshy nose not unlike ours. it had year bonds to help it here and translate sounds from noise into neurological impulses -- it had ear bones. it had some features that were like us and some that were different. we might be able to pick this up in both of our hands, but it is different in that it is much less specialized. >> how did humans evolve from that creature? >> this is an interesting ques
officials has marred the celebration. russia prepares to host next year's games, fears about the size of the budget and the readiness of the venue have climbed this out of the man in charge of ski jumping. -- have claimed the scalp of the man in charge of ski jumping. >> the official launch of the clock counting down the 365 days left until the winter olympics. vladimir putin fired one of the most senior officials in charge of the games after complaining yesterday about delays in the construction of the ski jump the very personal interest in the games is all about building an image of russia as a modern nation that can once more compete on the international stage with the world's most powerful country. the winter olympics has been a massively important prestige project, but for many people it has just meant living in a building for five years. on this street overlooking the olympic park, we found this woman. her old house fell apart when the whole hillside started to slip. notice how the kitchen cabinets do not line up with the door frame. she claims that an illegal construction dump
's government will look at russia's intent after the air space violation by russian war plane. two russian war planes briefly entered japanese air space. officials launched a protest with russian authorities. the russian defense ministry denied the claim saying there was no air space incursion. japanese officials plan to exchange data with russian counterparts and further look at what happened. the government looks at it seriously as it appeared after a a frigate's radar lock on came to light. japanese senior diplomats say they don't know russia's intention but the move doesn't seem designed to coincide with chinese activity. >>> india's defense minister has voiced his concern over china's recent acquisition of control over a strategically important port in pakistan. his remarks came a week after pakistan's announcement that it would change the management of its southwestern part of gwadar to a chinese state-run firm. the transfer is a matter of concern for india. the port was built with chinese assistance and opened in 2007. it's situated near the strait of hormuz, a key oil shipping lane fro
has officially begun. it is exactly one year until the winter olympics begin in search, russia. >> the games are seen at least in part as a bit of a personal prestige project for president vladimir putin, who says that everything is running smoothly and that the country will be ready for the games. >> but there has been controversy and accusations of corruption, and the games are also not coming cheap. >> so she is a prestige project for russian president vladimir putin. he wants to show the world russia can pull off an international sporting festival despite all its problems. -- sochi is a prestige proje. 2/3 of the results are completed. environmentalists say vast swathes of forest have been filled to build the slopes. they say the futuristic venues are a lot on the landscape, but the ioc president disagrees. >> @ i am very impressed with the fact that the site is very compact, high quality, and it is situated in beautiful surroundings. >> has been dogged by allegations of corrupti and mismanagement as well as delays. human rights organizations have accused the administration
at sea they criticized russia for something they said happened in the air. defense analysts say russian military planes entered japanese airspace but, again, facing denials. the analysts say russian war planes briefly entered the war space on thursday. they say it happened southwest in the northern prefecture of hokkaido. jets scrambled to intercept the aircraft. japan's foreign ministry lodged a protest. officials with russia's defense ministry denies japan's claim. japanese officials plan to exchange data they obtained about the incidents with their russian counterparts. they say they will try to determine what really happened. >>> u.s. transportation investigators have cast doubt on the quick fix for the problems facing the dreamliner. they say regulators need to rethink their approval of batteries used in the boeing 787. official from a number of agencies are looking into a string of safety incidents. deborah herschman said an ion battery sparked a fire in boston. >> this investigation has demonstrated that a short circuit in a single cell can propagate to adjacent cells and result
up towards western parts of russia. you see some snow over the dolomites. there is some patchy snow further to the west. many of these frontal systems are looking relatively weak at the moment. towards iberia, temperatures in double figures in madrid. north africa, still this is affecting algeria, some heavy downpours expected. temperatures probably no higher than 9 degrees, way below average. that extends towards tunisia. highs are just 13 in tunis. for central parts of africa, looking relatively dry here. a few showers for gabon. some fairly heavy rain across parts of zambia and zimbabwe. heavy rain in madagascar. >> top stories on al jazeera -- thousands of tunisians had gathered in the capital for the funeral of a prominent opposition leader. shokri belaid's death sparked protests across the country. flights in and out of tunis have been canceled. air are reports of a shooting in bamako -- there are reports of a shooting in bamako. forces have attacked a military checkpoint near the city of gao. european leaders are getting closer to a deal to decide that you's -- decide the eu
. this week's "in case you missed it" is as wacky as ever. we start off in russia. >> in case you missed it, this guy adds new meaning to the term player's coach. we're in russia. this boy has a quick reaction. catches the pass -- unfortunately, that doesn't count. just remember, sharing is is caring. passing to your coach on the sidelines is a turnover. in michigan, how about getting some luck on your rear end. zack zenner showing fight for the western michigan play. hits the three-pointer at the buzzer while falling down. maybe it's the neon shoes. it's got to be the shoes. >>> hey kids, i'm open. during halftime of this week's pistons/knicks game, he tries to get in extra workout. only problem hrk the kids just keep playing. no thanks, mr. nba star. we've got this. >>> from getting shut out to yet another blackout. as if the super bowl power failure wasn't enoughment one day after the big game, the lights go out before tip between the kings and the jazz. the kicker, the outage occurs at the not so aptly named energysolutions arena. the solution was a bit quicker than their nfl counterpar
as congress investigates whether drone killings are legal. and after russia banned adoptions by americans, robert and kim summers went to moscow anyway, hoping to bring back a son. elaine quijano has the rest of their story. >> don't let these children suffer, please. that's all we ask. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. this is a special western edition. three people are dead and a massive manhunt is on after a former los angeles police officer allegedly launched a rampage of revenge. christopher dorner was fired by the lapd is 2008. tonight, it appears that every officer on the forces is a potential
to be a cosmonaut. russia has opened their space program to a competition. now the winners are going through a grueling training program for space. do you have what it takes? well, here on "g.m.t.," we're going to find out just how far we might be able to push human endurance, in space and in the snow. thanks for watching "g.m.t." stay with us here on "bbc world news." >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newmans own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide
, islanders. >> well, there are 364 days go before the 2014 winter games in sochi, russia. president vladimir putin began the official countdown. >>> when we return,weight loss help from your smartphone. we'll show you apps that promise to help you shed those extra pounds. [ male announcer ] rocky had no idea why dawn was gone for so long... ...but he'd wait for her forever, for any reason, and would always be there with the biggest welcome home. for a love this strong, dawn only feeds him iams. compared to other leading brands, it has 50% more animal protein. ...to help keep rocky's body as strong as a love that never fades... if he ever lets her leave again. iams. keep love strong. >>> here's a look at the forecast in some cities around the country today. washington, occasional rain, 50. atlanta, mostly sunny, 63. st. louis, 45. denver, partly sunny, 54. seattle, partly sunny, 44 the high. >>> well, by this time of the year, a lot of people may have given up on their new year's resolution to loseweight, but if you are looking for a little motivation, there are apps for that. marlie hall loo
up because there is not a lot of inventory. but a lot of inventory. coming from china, russia overlooking the pacific ocean, not too far from here, just weeks ago. still grabbing headlines. a record sales for the area and in international buyer who did not wish to be identified. folks coming in from france. we know what is going on there with sarkozy fleeing the country because of the higher tax rates. this sum will set you back 7500 square feet. it's going to go for about 13 million as the listing price. of course five bedrooms and saw the screening room. the pool, hot tub, views of downtown, but if you come over here we can take a look and you can see the glasses encased masters week and, of course, you wake up every morning with a view of santa monica and the pacific ocean. gerri: that is gorgeous. have you put a bit in? >> i guess it is worth every penny if you have them. i don't know. gerri: it is pretty. amazing property. thank you for bringing it to us and we appreciate it. >> you're welcome. gerri: special coverage of the real-estate story continues throughout the show
week we've been counting down to the 2014 olympics in sochi, russia, just a year to go now. but it was seven years ago in italy. we thought it was a fitting way to kick off our new segment. we're calling it "flashback friday" that may spark memories of your own. >> good morning. we are live in torino. we're going to see johnny in that building hine me in the men's free skate. >> my harshest critic, i am full of air and fluff and don't mean things that i say. but for now my critics can -- >> i love this guy. i'm with the skating icon who says, maybe he won't beat buchenko. >> and already there is high drama because american superhero michelle kwan was out on the ice for a practice session but didn't complete it after falling on at least three of her triple jumps. >> you know, i've tried it. >> you can't do it? is that what you're telling me. >> did you have a good time now? do you think that this was a great experience or are you more frustrated that you weren't able to do better when you thought that you could have? >> i'm frustrated at times with my performance but at the
if that happens, we need to do less with less. >> russia will surpass u.s. defense spending in terms of overall percent of gdp in just two years. china is slated to overtake the u.s. in 2035. >> we've seen double digit increase s in chinese defense spending for more than 15 years now, and that really should not only give pause to the united states but it really should be a source of concern for the countries in the region as well. >> reporter: two years ago, then defense secretary robert gates brow beat nato allies to spent two percent of their gdp on defense. when france wanted to send forces into mali to counter al-qaeda in recent weeks, the u.s. had to provide the airlift and refueling because france needed u.s. help. >> these guys have been going gang busters, rolling out prototypes of advanced weapons systems, whether it's new missiles, aircrafts, new drone aircraft. >> others argue that even with the sequester, the u.s. budget will drafe dwarf it's adversari. >> if is h sequestration happeno from spenting 40 cents out of every dollar to 38 cents. >> reporter: u.s. taxpayers spent $7 liv 1
's point, i don't think we're doing much. i think on the diplomatic front we have hid behind russia and on the military front we have been fairly relevant to the flow of this conflict on the ground. and we sort of have had this idea of a splendid distance from syria but are not able to maintain that indefinitely. >> suarez: but does that narrow your choices when you decide what you is to do, andrew, to fight that irrelevance as vali called it. >> the problem is when you get involved in a game late, you're cornered. and you also have to intervene in ways you might not have wanted to do from the beginning. so in the case of ot bama administration very reticent to get involved with armed groups, but now we are looking at something very real. real threat of the use of chemical weapons. the possibility of a failed state in a divided state in syria. and also a haven for terrorists and the propensity for all of that to spill over its borders into the vital allies like israel, like turkey, iraq, jordan and so on and also into lebanon grows every day with no end in sight. >> suarez: but you
this morning. host:rt is a russia today. here is one last tweet -- here is a story from "new york times the media distributor." guest: time warner had intentions to drop tv because of its low ratings. they are now are being aced -- s to replace it with aljazeera america. there's nothing to see yet. they have watched aljazeera english coverage and the negotiations have been under way. i also live in brooklyn, channel 92 on time warner carries aljazeera. it is on as we speak in new york. ultimately, i hope they will carry it. it is an important carrier that presents a wide variety of channels and news and the spectrum for is people and we would like to be part of that. we don't think there is any reason we should not be. host: bob wheelock is executive producer for the americas and this started -- trying to establish the new aljazeera america channel. coming up next, we'll take a look at critical reporting about bonuses paid to company executives related to the u.s. bailout. later on, our america by the numbers segment. >> church is the most visited historic site. over half a million peop
not only changed the middle east, but it will change china. it would change russia. and it has changed our lives. i cannot tell you the changes. we had this conversation a little over two years ago. mubarak is in power. gaddafi is in power. there is no uprising in syria. what you think the world is going to be like two to three years from now? not only is senator klobuchar one the hardest working members of the senate, she is one of the most pleasant to be around. she takes my insults and other barbs with a great deal of good humor, and i enjoy being with her. >> the term mccain standing up like this on immigration is going to make all the difference. we are excited about what is going on. whenever you travel with him as a woman in the foreign country, and, and it is all guys in power, he makes sure he says this woman is a senator of the state of minnesota. he is a great guy. >> ladies and gentleman, a quick word about john mccain. we are talking today about how immigration. over the years, i have seen senator mccain talk about -- detail. i have been with him when he was steaming on campai
this week. we are one year away from wentinter olympics in russia if they ever get any snow. is she going to be there? >> if i had to bet and given my record, i probably shouldn't put any money on it. i would say no. i love the fact that, you know, every time a surgeon does an operation on one of these athletes and he puts the mcl the acl and everything back together the way, you know, the way it should be, it's going to be fantastic. he or she will be back. everything is going to be perfect. they always have a great outcome, and i just think it's a little trickier than that. i think she's got a year. she could be -- the olympics is set up a little bit differently on skiing. i believe she could -- you know, they don't really have a trial the way other sports do. so she could be -- she could compete in some events, you know, late in the year some of the ski season late in the year. possibly still, um make the team. i guess there is also a discretionary spot they could give her? >> i hope she makes it. surgery for the second one to add because they didn't get i
this doesn't really go as we want. because when afghanistan went up against russia, we armed afghanistan. now they're using our old weapons to fight us. and that's dangerous. >> that's always the question. how much of a police officer for the world does the u.s. have to be. how deeply involved. syria, the latest and best example. >> that's right. >>> now to this. a couple of restaurants are undergoing major repairs after unwanted visitors came to visit. surveillance video shows a bartender in south florida narrowly escaping as an suv comes crashing through a window. edmond perez suffered a cut on his leg. other than that, he's fine. the elderly driver was okay, as well. >>> from the seattle suburbs, a van wound up inside a japanese restaurant. police say the driver was wearing a boot cast which got caught in the van's accelerator. four people were checked out. thankfully all of them were fine. >>> a pretty outrageous stunt has police in south africa wanting to arrest one of that country's top skateboarders. here's why. the video shows him hammering it downhill on a steep road in capetown at o
. >> locked in a cold war with russia for most of her career action the information gail deciphered often meant the difference between life and death, war and peace. >> i think the military is a calling. it is a calling as corny as it sounds, that you want to protect the nation and my attitude is i may not agree with what you say or your political views, but i will defend with my life your right to say it. >> when she retired after 28 years of service, she was the highest ranking woman in the u.s. navy. >> to me, nothing is impossible. your dream is waiting for you to come true. what i always say to people, that deep seeded thing that you have that you'd like to do but you think impossible, that's the glimpse of your future. i think what i would like for my legacy to be, one team, one fight. in the workplace, one team, one fight. it doesn't matter if a co-worker is purple. if they can do the job, they're on the team and they're your teammate, we give them that respect. when you look at me and you see a black woman, then you still got work to do. but if you look at me in this setting and j
africa -- more than africa or nigeria or russia will grow, you will be willing to take more risks there because you think the growth is there. to a certain extent, where you seek political upheaval, it scares away investment. the world is so competitive, if you do not focus on markets, if not ready to win in markets, you will lose. >> how much of this can be a parochial discussion? let us a ge is a u.s. company, but let us talk about the european or asian companies that may be interested in investing on this side of the world. what will the u.s. due to distinguish itself? >> investment certainty. we need some how not to have all of the focus on sequestration, debt limits. that is distracting to investors. the systems of competitiveness. education, regulation. tax reform. those things that say we want people to invest in the u.s. our f.d.i in the country has trailed a lot of other places in the world. some of it is education training. there are systems of competitiveness. we know what they are. it is trying to get more of a window on that. it also helps -- the president of the unit
, russia. a runoff was a technical pianist. history records in rarely missed a note despite the enormous complexity of his compositions. but you chose to use your hands to orchestrate other kinds of efforts. you worked both ends up on paddling avenue. he and soviet advocated an instructive for the purity of public service. then the nation called again and you answered again. so for the past four years you have led those in the intelligence and defense communities, those trusted with protecting our nation and our families. you have led the fight for the proper amount of resources. you balance the threat of external attack with the threat of internal and insolvency. you once said diversity in america is as old as this nation itself. you did more than just speak about it. you took action. you have insured our forces will be able to draw upon the very best this nation has to offer. you have overseen the fielding of nuclear capabilities to meet the threats of tomorrow, and you have demonstrated that steadfast commitment to families and troops wherever they are in the world. you're many trips
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